Early hominid ulna from the Omo basin, Ethiopia


A NEARLY complete right ulna (Loc 40–19) was recovered by G. Eck in 1971 in Member E of the Shungura Formation in the lower Omo basin of Southern Ethiopia. It was found in a locality within unit E5 which immediately underlies Tuff F, the K–Ar age for which is 2.04 Myr1–4. This locality has yielded other vertebrate fossils but no further hominid remains in… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/249174a0


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